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Sing to Beat Parkinson’s’ groups are singing groups for people with Parkinson’s, their friends and family. This workshop will provide participants training to run their own singing groups enabling people with Parkinson’s an opportunity to better express themselves, and to relieve some of the symptoms they experience.

The University building based at Chesterfield.
open day

Visit us in September to discover our Chesterfield Campus and find out more about our undergraduate courses.

Abstract of rectangular pieces of painted leather to depict a sunset scene

An exhibition by Susan Bedford, an affiliated artist at Banks Mill Studios, our space of innovation for creative and digital industries. As a prolific photographer Susan captures images of what inspires her during her travels. 

Students viewing work at art exhibition

The Masters Show Exhibition 2019 offers visitors the chance to see work on show from Visual Communications, Film and Photography, Fine Art and Music Production.

Four types of textural art work.

This innovative exhibition led by Stevie Davies will feature photographs, drawings and mixed media artworks all created by a number of artists and makers, exhibiting a clear focus on artistic experimentation, development, collaborative works of art and mini on-site residencies to encourage playful interactions with the theme.

Upcoming events

Outside view of Chesterfield Campus in the sun

A celebration event of SME businesses across the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire region, highlighting the importance of SME organisations.

Student cycling away from the University of Derby Markeaton Street
open day

Visit us in September to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our undergraduate courses.

A group of mixed aged people sat around the table playing the Call to Mind board game for dementia

The University of Derby's Arts-based Research in Dementia (ARD) cluster present the first in a brand new series of seminars.   'Play is the highest form of research' the role of play in dementia care with Laura Templeton (co-originator of communication board game 'Call to Mind').

An image of folded blue and white fabrics to create a swirl effect

A free arts-based workshop to explore emotional and practical responses to climate change.

The University of Derby Atrium, bustling with volunteers and stall holders at the annual volunteer fair

The University's annual Volunteering Fair will take place on Thursday 17th October 2019 between 12.00 and 3pm at our Kedleston Road site. The Volunteering Fair is open to students, staff and the public interested in volunteering and finding an opportunity to make a difference in the community

Student wearing headphones at a laptop participating in an online webinar
webinar

During this hour long webinar, we'll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner. The webinar includes a 20 minute presentation and an opportunity to take in a Q&A.

A selection of photographs show woodlands, outdoors and wildlife

The University of Derby's Arts-based Research in Dementia (ARD) cluster present another creative seminar in their series. 'Exploring the Experiences of People with Early Stage Dementia through Photography and Storytelling' with Dr Alison Ward, Senior Research at the University of Northampton.

Open Day visitors sat down looking through a guide
open day

Visit us in October to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our undergraduate courses.

Two University of Derby Students' in orange jumpers stood in from of the Devonshire Dome.
open day

Visit us in October to discover our Buxton Campus and find out more about our undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

A male showing interpretive dance for dementia therapy

The University of Derby's Arts-based Research in Dementia (ARD) cluster present another creative seminar in their series; 'The Dance of Life: Biodanza Life-Centred Dance/Movement for people with dementia living in residential care homes', with Paula Jardim.

Two students talking at a postgraduate open evening.
open day

Visit us in November to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our postgraduate courses.

pupils in a school classroom

Our inaugural Compassion in Schools for Educators day brings together a community of experts, researchers and experienced practitioners. This event is for anyone working within or linked to education wishing to gain knowledge of compassionate practice skills and embed them in their curriculums.

Lavender outside our Chesterfield campus.
open day

Visit us in November to discover Chesterfield and find out more about our undergraduate courses.

Two women in conversation

This interactive two day workshop is ideal for anyone who is interested in learning more about motivational interviewing and gaining additional practice with feedback.

A University of Derby member of staff smiling at an open day.
open day

Visit us in November to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our undergraduate courses.

A young girl in an orange jumper holding a sign directing people to a 'welcome talk'.
open day

Visit us in November to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Man presenting - to be used for landing page Pressure Ulcer Conf

This is an exciting conference aimed at all health and social care professionals and carer staff and others, to promote best practice and current research around Pressure Ulcer Prevention, including the opportunity for networking and exhibiting.

Banks Mill building illuminated at night time

Banks Mill Studios celebrates its 20 years of providing support for Derby Businesses. The event will give the public the opportunity to find out more information and celebrate the milestone.

Explore issues of migration and refuge that are relevant to existing social and political situations within Europe.

Student wearing headphones at a laptop participating in an online webinar
webinar

During this hour long webinar, we'll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner. The webinar includes a 20 minute presentation and an opportunity to take in a Q&A.

A man speaking with a woman

This one day workshop aims to consolidate learning, deepen skills acquisition and increase understanding of using motivational interviewing in practice.

Two University of Derby students smiling at an Open Day.
open day

Visit us in December to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our undergraduate courses.

Student wearing headphones at a laptop participating in an online webinar
webinar

During this hour long webinar, we'll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner. The webinar includes a 20 minute presentation and an opportunity to take in a Q&A.

Student wearing headphones at a laptop participating in an online webinar
webinar

During this hour long webinar, we'll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner. The webinar includes a 20 minute presentation and an opportunity to take in a Q&A.

Student wearing headphones at a laptop participating in an online webinar
webinar

During this hour long webinar, we'll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner. The webinar includes a 20 minute presentation and an opportunity to take in a Q&A.

Student wearing headphones at a laptop participating in an online webinar
webinar

During this hour long webinar, we'll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner. The webinar includes a 20 minute presentation and an opportunity to take in a Q&A.